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 Solve complex problems in a half hour  Incredibly witty  Unusually attractive  Ridiculous  Some show the “ideal” image Can you think of any examples??

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2  Solve complex problems in a half hour  Incredibly witty  Unusually attractive  Ridiculous  Some show the “ideal” image Can you think of any examples?? View: Full House

3 Family Patterns  Match the term that best matches each statement

4  Maintain family bonds  Turn to friends if they have little or no close family  Friends become their family

5  Do not have to coordinate with anyone else’s schedule  Time to devote to their career, interests, and community involvement  Feeling of independence

6  Advantages:  Have time to focus on each other  Two incomes  Disadvantages:  Careers

7  Advantages:  Responsibilities shared  More energy/time for children  Having another adult around  Disadvantages:  Expense for childcare What if one parent stayed home – advantages/disadvantages?

8  Juggling all the responsibilities

9  Young child – age 4  Clean up after themselves  Preteen – age 12  Help out around the house  Teenage – age 17  Help out around the house  Get a job to help with the bills

10  Provide and manage income  Take care of all household tasks  Give love and guidance to children

11  More independence  Self-sufficient  Less exposure to conflict

12  Divorce: 39%  Separated but not divorced: 24%  Death of a parent: 6%  Never married:31%

13  Husband, wife, and children from previous relationships  Related by marriage, but not birth  Family members become step- mother/father/brother/sister  Children born into family become half-brother/sister to existing children

14  Nuclear families are related by birth  Blended families are related by marriage Will members of blended or nuclear families be better at getting along with others outside of the family?

15  Benefit:  Important resource for each other  Problem:  Many personal types  May take advantage of family ties

16  Cannot have children on their own  Prefer to take care of those in need  Adopt a relative

17  Adoptive families go through legal processes  Foster families only take care of children temporarily  Receive money from the government

18  Financial management of child’s assets  Legal responsibility to provide shelter, education, and medical care

19  Family Structures Family Structures

20  View an episode of Modern Family and identify the different family structures

21  Family structure cartoon assignment  With your assigned family structure, create a cartoon about an issue this family type may face.  Make sure that to include an explanation of your cartoon and how the issue relate to the family structure

22 1. Atmosphere of the home 2. The way the family manages 3. Dependence level of members 4. Family’s values

23  Allows people to make the best of themselves and each other  It doesn’t matter if they feel love/secure

24  Autocratic  One person makes all major decisions  Democratic  Decisions made by more than one person Advantages/disadvantages of each??

25  Feels confining and limits people  Members rely too heavily on each other  Their needs blend and are less aware of their individuality  Shy away from outside world

26  Read the given case study and answer the questions below.



29  Major decisions must be faced  Career/financial decisions  You are still getting to know each other

30 1. Where to live?  Close to work or family? 2. Career decisions  Stay at home to raise kids? 3. Finances  Joint bank accounts?

31  New members added to family  Much focus on home and family life

32  Children in school  Focus on activities outside of the home  Teens spending more time with friends  More independence

33  Children leaving home  Your oldest is a senior in college and your youngest just started their first year at college, are your parenting stages over?  May extend if/when children move back home from college

34  Home with children gone  Leaves parents without a purpose

35  Time of career peaks  Making more money than ever before!  Children no longer and expense  More money to save/spend

36  Family problems  Both parents have full time jobs

37  Financial concerns  Get a new job after retiring?  What to do with their time

38  NO!!  People can remarry and go back to parental stages  Couples may not have children  Could be in the launching stage and have another child  Retire and then have kids  Grandparents raising kids at home

39 1. Beginning Stage 2. Parental Stage a) Expanding years b) Developing years c) Launching years 3. Middle Age Stage 4. Retirement Stage

40  Read each situation and identify which stage of the family life cycle is described

41  Divide a paper plate into 8 sections by either folding the plate or using colored pencils/ruler  Read through instructions to determine what information should be included in each section  Must be colored!

42  When in groups of 2-3, a stage of the family life cycle will be assigned to your group.  As a group, make a skit revolving around a situation that typically occurs for a family in the stage you have been assigned  Each person in the group should speak at least 5 times  Present the skits to the class

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